Design for Urban Living

Tudor


Posted on June 25th, by David Bjorngaard in Inhabit, Knowledge. No Comments

This Tudor home outside of Boston is a good example of how to update a more traditional home: clean up the detailing, update the kitchen and bathrooms, and add an element of contemporary design. I think this is a viable blue-print for a lot of home-remodeling, and can be amped up or down depending upon your budget.

Nice mix of traditional and modern in this home by Hacin + Associates

Wood paneled wall integrates television and audio equipment.

The large scale tartan on this chair adds energy and personal interest to the room.

The large scale tartan on this chair adds energy and personal interest to the room.

Media cabinet is integrated into the wall...and cool vintage sconce.

Media cabinet is integrated into the wall…and cool vintage sconce.

The stone wall adds interest in this entry.

The new stone wall anchors the entry, adding interest at the center of the house.

The traditional railing was replaced with a modern version in steel and oak.

The traditional railing was replaced with a modern version in steel and oak.

The stone wall wraps around into the kitchen.

The stone wall wraps around into the kitchen.

The lower ceiling in the kitchen conceals lighting and ventalation. New ceramic flooring is practical, and durable.

The lower ceiling in the kitchen conceals lighting and ventalation. New ceramic flooring is practical, and durable.

A view back to the family room.

A view back to the family room.

Hacin + Associates Newton Tudor family  room detail

The monotony of a sofa and two chairs is broken up with color, and a pretty cool sofa and chairs.

Hacin + Associates Newton Tudor family  room

The wood paneled study was painted white to create a dining room.

The wood-paneled study was painted white to create a dining room.

The wall covering on the ceiling works because the scale provides an interesting texture and the ceiling is high.

The wall covering on the ceiling works because the scale provides an interesting texture and the ceiling is high.

Add interest to any space with a collection of family photographs framed in a unifying way.

Add interest to any space with a collection of family photographs framed in a unifying way.

The drapery unifies the elevation of the headboard wall, and reduces the impact of the small windows.

The drapery unifies the elevation of the headboard wall, and reduces the impact of the small windows.

The most interesting thing about the master bedroom is the custom night stands and lighting. Functionally this may not be everyones cup-of-tea, but it looks great!

The most interesting thing about the master bedroom is the custom night stands and lighting. Functionally this may not be everyone’s cup-of-tea, but it looks great!

The master closet doubles as an office

The master closet doubles as an office.

Wall covering adds interest to this traditional looking kids bedroom.

Wall covering adds interest to this traditional looking guest bedroom.

David Bjørngaard, June 2014

 





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